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The Oaks Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8ES, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Porlock
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect hotel. Just on the edge of the village and therefore quiet, it is an easy stroll to the shops. The area offers interesting walking country or. if you prefer to drive, Tim has devised some scenic routes around Exmoor. Rooms are clean and comfortable with wonderful sea views, particularly from the dining room. In Summer watch the setting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We returned to The Oaks this May and were delighted to find that everything was as good as we remembered it. We had a delightful corner room with a supremely comfortable bed, sitting area and a sparkling bathroom with fluffy towels and bathrobes. Wonderful dining room with spectacular views and sunsets and beautiful food. We had super Roast Venison for... More

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Florence, Toscana, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We have slept in room n° 7 on 8 august 2013, and it has been unforgettable for the lovely atmosphere and gorgeus view on the bay. Tim the owner is charming and very hospitable, and the dining room where you also have a delicious breakfast is a "must" for a glorious stay and awakening !

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Sherbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My wife & I spent our honeymoon here in 1972. Much has changed! The current Oaks really is a 5 star experience in every way. Friendliness without intrusion. Excellent decor & comfortable rooms. The 4 course dinner was fantastic & breakfast a treat. Worth every penny.

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Biddenden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My partner and I went to Exmoor last week for the Iron Man competition, a friend of ours was taking part, as usual we left it late finding anywhere to stay so got on the good old internet and found this Hotel, called them and yes, they had a room available... Hoorahh. We arrived and were met at the door... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We have stayed over a number of years now and every visit is so very good! We are made to feel very special from the time of arrival until departure. There is a wonderful relaxing atmosphere and the service and attention to detail are rare in this day and age. The rooms and furnishings are of high quality and with... More

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Sacramento, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Fabulous views and fabulous food in the charming village of Porlock. The Oaks Hotel sits on a small hill set just above the village. Tea in the sitting room is a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

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Lydney, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

This may not be the cheapest establishment in Somerset by a long shot, but it is certainly the most quintessentially English hotel I have had the pleasure of staying in for some time. Foreign visitors, especially Americans, should put this place into your itinerary if you want to experience something many of us were familair with back in teh last... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We have stayed before so decided to treat ourselves again after all the Christmas festivities. What a good decision! It is just so cosy and friendly and a real tonic. Anne and Tim are always at hand to cater for your every need. Roaring log fires greet you and you instantly feel at home. Anne's wonderful cooking forced us out... More

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Armidale, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Where else in the world would you have the perfect view of a wonderful coastline for breakfast, sparkling local cuisine for the evening meal, walks of any length in some of Britain's loveliest National Trust protected scenery and every need catered for in the beautifully fitted out bedrooms? If you do not believe me, have a look at the comments... More

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Address: Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Oaks Hotel 3*
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